John George Brown (1831-1913)
Waiting for a Bite
signed 'Copyright./J.G. Brown N.A.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
2414 x 1614 in. (61.6 x 41.3 cm.)
Painted in 1888.
Parke-Bernet, New York, 24 September 1970, lot 125.
Acquired by the present owner circa 1980s.
Harper's Young People, vol. 10, May 21, 1889, p. 505, illustrated.
J.J. a'Becket, "'The Child-Painter': J.G. Brown," St. Nicholas, vol. 22, October 1895, p. 974, illustrated (as He Wants a Bite).
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